Sector Vacancies

If your organisation wishes to advertise positions direct to Recreation Aotearoa members and beyond, click here to list a position and we will contact you to discuss your role and our competitive advertising rates.

25 February 2019

Wellington City Council - Job Title Sport and Club Partnership Lead

Sport and Club Partnership Lead - six month fixed-term

Are you an experienced sport and recreation professional looking for a change of scene? Want to help shape the future of sport and active recreation in Wellington City? We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to lead our sport and club partnerships on a six month secondment or fixed-term contract.

27 February 2019

Wellington City Council - Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre Manager

Do you have ideas to share, a strategic mind, and a strong interest in helping people reach their potential? Then you could have a career-defining opportunity with us.

It's an exciting and refreshing time. With a reorganisation of how we manage our recreational facilities, we're building stronger relationships between those facilities to ensure that customer experience is consistent and overwhelmingly positive.

As part of a Senior Leadership team, you'll work on strategic planning and people development. The day-to-day running of the facility will mainly be taken care of by operations staff, so you'll be able to spend plenty of time on what our Council does best - putting our people first. Under your watch, Team Leaders will develop personally and professionally and you'll reap the benefits of their engagement. After all, when the frontline staff are happy, so are the customers.

27 February 2019

Wellington City Council - Recreation Centres Manager

There's nothing like refreshing change to start the year, is there? There's a lot of it happening here and we'd love you to help us with it.

As part of a reorganisation in our recreation facilities, we've created this new role to provide overarching strategic direction at our four recreation centres. The aim is to streamline the way our facilities are run and strengthen the relationships between them, providing a more consistent customer experience.

As well as working on strategy, you'll be working with recreation centre staff to help them grow and develop. They'll do most of the day-to-day running of the facilities; you'll be giving them the tools to do their job well and developing their capabilities. After all, when frontline staff are happy, so are the customers. That's success and job satisfaction for you.

27 February 2019

Wellington City Council - Community Pools Manager

If strategy and collaboration are the two things you enjoy most in a management role, then Wellington City Council could well be your next career move.

We're starting the year with some big changes to how we manage our recreational facilities. We want to create a more consistent customer experience across all our facilities in line with our commitment to continuous improvement, so we've reorganised to foster stronger relationships between them. And that's where you come in.

3 March 2019

Auckland Council - Foreman- Turf

* Permanent Full-time Position

* Competitive salary

* Passionate to make a difference

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

AIM Services are proud to care for our local parks, community facilities and infrastructure in Auckland, for the enjoyment of everyone who lives or visits our region. We are a dynamic team who deliver innovative facility management solutions through the quality and experience of our staff.

Our Streetscapes team is currently looking for an experienced, skilled and motivated leader - Foreman Streetscape Turf. You will be overlooking the day to day operations of your team and support the experienced crew to achieve our contract outcomes. However, to be successful in this role, you should have keen interest in turf maintenance and traffic management. A good geographical knowledge of our city, particularly our contracted local board areas including Albert Eden, Puketapapa and Whau, would be advantageous.

3 March 2019

Manawatu District Council - Maintenance Officer


Are you looking for a better quality of life?

Get out of the rat race and come join us in the beautiful Manawatu.

As our Maintenance Officer at the Makino Aquatic Centre, you'll be responsible for all facility plant operations and will ensure the facility is clean, safe and operating effectively at all times.

4 March 2019

Nelson City Council - Property & Facilities Asset Planner

• Shaping Nelson's parks and facilities assets

• Proactive, enthusiastic and professional

• Career building opportunity

This exciting role is your opportunity to make a difference to the development of Nelson's property, facilities and reserves. We're looking for an Asset Planner to join our small team that develops Activity Management Plans for the city's community buildings, parks and reserves.

6 March 2019

Thames-Coromandel District Council - Parks and Facilities Officer

We are looking for an energetic person to be our Parks and Facilities Officer.

The role of Parks and Facilities Officer is to actively and prudently manage the provision, operation, maintenance, improvement and management of parks, reserves and community facilities in the assigned operational area, including the supervision of Council contractors and the provision of quality and timely services and advice to internal and external customers.

This is a full-time position based in Whitianga.

11 March 2019

Water Safety New Zealand - Programmes Manager

The Programmes Manager will work with sector providers to help us understand what good looks like in water safety programme delivery. Relationship skills, evaluation and analysis are a key part of this role. The Programmes Manager will have the day to day responsibility for managing WSNZ's funded programmes, relationships with national and regional providers and WSNZ's annual funding round.

11 March 2019

Water Safety New Zealand - Research and Policy Advisor

As Research and Policy Advisor you will advise WSNZ's senior leadership team on policy and advocacy positions on key issues, water safety research priorities and on research funding. Your innovative and collaborative thinking will support WSNZ to lead the water safety sector, and address the sector's knowledge needs.


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